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Table 4 Association of selected socio-demographic and obstetric factors of respondents with preparation for birth and its complication, Goba woreda, Oromia region, Ethiopia, April, 2013

From: Birth preparedness and complication readiness among women of child bearing age group in Goba woreda, Oromia region, Ethiopia

Variable Practice of birth preparedness & its complication COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
  Not prepared (%) Prepared (%)   
Residence     
Urban 57 (49.1) 59 (50.9) 3.2 (2.09,4.88) 2.01(1.20,3.36)
Rural 337 (75.6) 109 (24.4) 1 1
Marital status     
In marital union 370 (69.7) 161 (30.3) 1.49(0.63, 3.53)  
Not in marital union 24 (77.4) 7 (22.6) 1
Occupation     
Housewife 349 (72.9) 130 (27) 1 1
Gov’t. employee 9 (42.9) 12 (57.1) 3.57 (1.47, 8.69) 1.39(0.48,4.04)
Private employee 9 (64.3) 5 (35.7) 1.49 (0.49, 4.53) 1.15(0.33,4.01)
Merchant 24 (57) 18 (42.9) 2.01 (1.05, 3.83) 1.45(0.68,3.07)
Other *** 3 (50) 3 (50) 2.68 (0.53, 13.4) 1.69(0.22,13.11)
Age     
20 70 (74.5) 24 (25.5) 1  
21-25 125 (65.8) 65 (34.2) 1.51 (0.87, 2.63)
26-30 119 (72.6) 45 (27.4) 1.10 (0.62, 1.96)
>30 80 (70.2) 34 (29.8) 1.24 (0.67, 2.28)
Educational level     
None 144 (89.4) 17 (10.6) 1 1
Read and write 12 (75) 4 (25) 2.82 (0.81, 9.73) 1.96(0.49,7.79)
Primary 173 (65) 93 (35) 4.55(2.59, 7.99) 3.24(1.75,6.02)
Secondary and above 65 (54.6) 54 (45.4) 7.03 (3.79, 13.06) 2.88(1.34,6.15)
Total family income    1  
100 11 (91.7) 1 (8.3) 3.34(0.39, 28.24)
101-300 46 (76.7) 14 (23.3) 5.03(0.64, 39.37)
301 334 (68.6) 153 (31.4)  
Family size     
4 177 (63.9) 100 (36.1) 2.35 (1.40,3.95) 1.19(0.46,3.04)
5-6 117 (72.7) 44 (27.3) 1.57 (0.88,2.78) 1.22(0.61,2.46)
7 96 (80.7) 23 (19.3) 1 1
ANC follow up     
Yes 313 (65.5) 165 (34.5) 14.23(4.42, 45.75) 8.07(2.41,27.00)
No 81 (96.4) 3 (3.6) 1 1
Knowledge status of danger signs during pregnancy     
Not knowledgeable 92(51.4) 87 (48.6) 1 1
Knowledgeable 302(78.9) 81 (21.1) 3.52 (2.40, 5.16) 1.74(1.06,2.88)
Knowledge status of danger signs during labour     
Not knowledgeable 321(78.3) 89 (21.7) 1 1
Knowledgeable 73 (48) 79 (52) 3.90 (2.62, 5.79) 1.66(0.97,2.84)
Knowledge status of danger signs during postnatal period 336 (76.7)    
Not Knowledgeable 58 (46.8) 102 (23.3) 1 1
Knowledgeable   66 (53.2) 3.74(2.47, 5.68) 2.08(1.20,3.60)
Gravid     
1 103 (64) 58 (36) 1.86(1.17,2.96) 0.32(0.05,2.02)
2-3 142 (68.6) 65 (31.4) 1.51 (0.97, 2.36) 0.39(0.09,1.61)
4 149 (76.8) 45 (23.2) 1 1
Parity     
First 109 (64.5) 60 (35.5) 1.90 (1.19, 3.0) 2.64(0.38,18.17)
Second 76 (61.8) 47 (38.2) 2.14 (1.29,3.54) 3.91(0.81,18.90)
Third 67 (77) 20 (23) 1.03 (0.56,1.90) 1.39(0.46.5.62)
Fourth and above 142 (77.6) 41 (22.4) 1 1